Yankees They lost 11–7 to the Boston Red Sox on Thursday afternoon. Boston remains undefeated with a perfect 9–0 record in Grapefruit League play.
Here are the takeaways…
, Clark Schmidtwhich became an even more important piece with Carlos Rodan Injury, made his third appearance of the spring. After struggling in his last start, he has had a bit of an up-and-down performance this time around.
Schmidt tore through the Red Sox in the top of the first, drawing a line out and an inning-ending double play on just eight pitches. he hit nico goodrum One bad cutter got ahead of the other, but then Boston got him Narciso Crook Homer.
Schmidt came back to strike out the next two batters and again retired Boston in the third. He ended the day with 43 pitches and allowed just two runs on four hits while striking out three in three innings of work.
, aaron judge Made his second consecutive start at left tackle, but had another quiet day in the field. However, he had a good day at the plate with an 11-pitch walk in his first at bat and a two-strike single in the second.
, ron marinasio Made my spring debut and was looking really good. The right-hander scored two runs in a perfect inning of work, his fastball was sitting at 94 mph and his changeup looked sharp.
, jimmy cordero Continuing his strong start in the spring with another scoreless outing, he still hasn’t allowed a run in five games.
, Oswald Peraza He started at shortstop and finished the day 1-for-3. The top prospect lined a double down the left field line in the bottom of the fourth and came on to score on a pair of wild pitches.
, tyler danishThe spring struggles continued, as he had a nightmare sixth inning for the Yanks. The right-hander put the Yankees in an 8–3 hole after giving up six runs on three homers.
, Jayasson dominguez Entered the game in the fifth in place of Judge. He made his presence felt in his third and final at-bat, smashing his third home run of the spring into deep right field.
what will happen next
The Yankees travel to Joker Merchant Stadium to face the Detroit Tigers on Friday at 1:05 p.m. ET